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What does that medication do? What is it for? Is it right for me? Answers to all your medication questions here. You can find information about common medications, both over the counter and prescribed, for the cold and flu.
  1. Over the Counter Medication (56)
  2. Prescription Medications (4)

Medication-Free Cold and Flu Remedies
How can you get relief from your cold and flu symptoms without taking medication?

Neti Pots - Do You Use a Neti Pot
Have you ever used a neti pot to relieve sinus pressure or congestion? Why did you decide to use one? Share your experiences using a neti pot for sinus congestion.

How to Use a Neti Pot
Learn what a neti pot is for and how to use it to clear out unwanted sinus congestion.

All About Cold Medicine
While it can do great things to help improve your symptoms, cold medicine can also have side effects and be very confusing when trying to decide which one is for you. Learn more about what cold medicine is available and how to choose the best one for your symptoms.

Sore Throat Remedies
Find good sore throat remedies to help you soothe a painful sore throat. Learn when you should seek medical attention for your sore throat and which sore throat remedies may help.

How Antioxidants Can Keep You Healthy
Most people know that eating right and staying active will help you stay healthy. But there are certain foods that are better than others and may even help maintain your immune system. These so called superfoods are known as antioxidants. Scientists believe that antioxidants protect your cells from free radicals, which are molecules that are...

Over the Counter Cold and Flu Medications
Need help choosing over the counter medications to treat your cold and flu symptoms? There are so many choices, it is hard to know which one to choose. Find out which over the counter medication is right for you and your symptoms.

Nasal Saline Spray
What is saline nasal spray and should you use it? Using saline nasal spray could help your cold symptoms. Find out if saline nasal spray might work for you next time you are sick.

Choosing the Right Humidifier
Humidifiers can be a great way to relieve congestion and soothe dry nasal passages when you are sick. Find the help you need when choosing the right type of humidifier for you.

How to Use a Thermometer to Check a Fever
You need to know how to use a thermometer if you or your child has a fever. It may be harder than you think and there are quite a few options out there. Find out what you need to know about how to use a thermometer to check your fever.

About Health Video - Cold Medicine and Kids
Dr. Mona Khanna discusses how cold medication may affect your child. Find out what is safe for your child and what is not.

Vicks Starry Night Humidifier
Vicks recently developed the Starry Night cool mist humidifier that is intended for use in children's rooms and they asked me to check it out. I was happy to do so because I believe humidifiers are very valuable, especially when kids are sick. Find out what I think of Vicks' Starry Night Cool Mist Humidifier.

Safety 1st VersaScan Talking Thermometer
Read about the Safety 1st VersaScan talking thermometer. See if this thermometer is right for your family.

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